Essay about I Am Sorry About Depression

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I’m sorry. I know that these are just two simple words. They seem small, and they are. They are nothing more than seven letters, but I do not know where else to start. While on my journey to a better place emotionally, spiritually, and physically, I came to some realizations about the way my struggle with depression has impacted the lives of those around me. I refuse to make excuses for the hurt that I have caused. Depression was certainly not my intention, but the fact remains that I did indeed hurt people. This is for anyone and everyone who suffered in my suffering. I’m sorry. I’m sorry for an endless list of things I have done wrong. An endless list of mistakes I have made. I am sorry for wasting many years feeling sorry for myself. I am sorry for keeping my emotions a secret. I was too scared to tell you the truth. I forced a smile and sometimes made awkward conversations to hide myself. What hurts me the most, what I’m most sorry for, is I made you believe nothing was wrong. I made you believe I was ok and had nothing to hide. I made you tell me, “suck it up” or “get over it” because you thought I was only having a bad day. There is however, something I am not sorry for, something I cannot be sorry for. I am not sorry for being depressed and anxious all the time; they are things I simply cannot control
I’m sorry for pushing you away when you reached out to help me, though you never knew why I did it. Sometimes you did not know I was doing it. I may have made you feel…

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